Ulva defracta Velley in Withering 1796: 124, pl. XVIII
Published in: Withering, W. (1796). An arrangement of British plants; according to the latest improvements of the Linnaean system. To which is prefixed, an easy introduction to the study of botany. Illustrated by copper plates. The third edition, in four volumes. Vol. IV pp. [i-iii], [i]-418 [p. 418 in some copies err. numbered 420], pls XVII, XVIII, XXXI [sic]. Birmingham & London: Printed for the Author, by M. Swinney; Sold by C.G. & J. Robinson [etc.].
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Helminthonema defractum (Velley) Kützing
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
Originally assigned to the algae, this entity represents animal eggs. - (13 Feb 2011) - M.D. Guiry
This is a marine species.
Type locality: "Low water, Beach at Weymouth, Mr. Velley" (Withering 1796: 124).
No distributions recorded
No distributional records for this taxon have been recorded by AlgaeBase to date. Generally, recent national lists or extensive regional or state lists have been employed to give a general indication of distribution.
Created: 13 March 2006 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 04 August 2010 by M.D. Guiry
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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2020. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 28 February 2020.